U.S. sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson has been suspended for one month after testing positive for marijuana, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency announced Friday morning.
The positive test result invalidates Richardson’s performance at the U.S. Olympic trials in Eugene, Oregon, where she won the women’s 100-meter dash, and will prevent the 21-year-old from competing in her signature event at the Tokyo Olympics later this month. It is unclear if she will be selected for the women’s 4×100 relay team.
Richardson issued an apology on NBC’s “Today” show on Friday morning.
“I want to take responsibility for my actions,” she said on NBC. “I know what I did. I know what I’m supposed to do. I know
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